ⓘ Meesmann corneal dystrophy

                                     

ⓘ Meesmann corneal dystrophy

Meesmann corneal dystrophy is a type of corneal dystrophy and a keratin disease.

It is named for German ophthalmologist Alois Meesmann 1888-1969.

It is sometimes called "Meesmann-Wilkie syndrome", after a joint contribution of Meesmann and Wilke.

                                     
  • Superficial corneal dystrophies - Meesmann dystrophy is characterized by distinct tiny bubble - like, punctate opacities that form in the central corneal epithelium
  • A, Grzeschik K October 2000 Lisch corneal dystrophy is genetically distinct from Meesmann corneal dystrophy and maps to xp22.3 Am. J. Ophthalmol
  • keratin found expressed in corneal epithelia. Mutations in the gene encoding this protein lead to Meesmann corneal dystrophy ENSG00000263243 GRCh38: Ensembl
  • Development MECD School of Materials, University of Manchester Meesmann corneal dystrophy MECD MECD - Microsoft Encarta College Dictionary MECD album
  • Fuchs dystrophy also referred to as Fuchs corneal endothelial dystrophy FCED and Fuchs endothelial dystrophy FED is a slowly progressing corneal dystrophy
  • the corneal epithelium together with keratin 12. Mutations in the KRT3 encoding this protein have been associated with Meesmanns Corneal Dystrophy GRCh38:
  • infections. Other eye conditions can cause corneal ulcers, such as entropion, distichiasis, corneal dystrophy and keratoconjunctivitis sicca dry eye
  • Welch, RB 1977 Bietti s tapetoretinal degeneration with marginal corneal dystrophy crystalline retinopathy Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 75: 164 79. PMC 1311548
  • Corneal ectatic disorders or corneal ectasia are a group of uncommon, noninflammatory, eye disorders characterised by bilateral thinning of the central
  • corneal surgery, including penetrating keratoplasty, and understanding of corneal dystrophies and pathologies, such as acute hydrops. Acute Corneal Hydrops